Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Crystal Mayson, a criminal justice student from Edgefield, and Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Jimmie Carroll, a criminal justice student from Trenton. The scholarship is awarded annually to Edgefield County students and is based on academic achievement […]
Aiken Electric Cooperative, Santee Cooper and the Edgefield County School District dedicated today a Green Power Solar School at Merriwether Middle School. The school has been equipped with a solar cell array which is already producing electricity from the sun’s rays, providing students with a firsthand look at the opportunities and challenges of solar power. […]
At the Greenhouse – Behind the STHS Football field Going on Now During School Hours (8-3) all week! Items such as: petunias, ferns, gerbera daisies, color baskets, bedding plants, peppers, tomatoes, Vinca, Lantana, Geraniums & more!! Come support your local kids!
Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that teachers Jessica Quarles, Douglas Elementary School, Jody Swanson, Merriwether Elementary School and Jennifer Rice, W.E. Parker Elementary School have been selected to attend the Science P.L.U.S. Institute during the summer of 2014. The Institute, 100% funded by a South Carolina […]
Students of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Association spent their Thursday evening on March 06, 2014 on the campus of the Lexington Richland 5 Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin South Carolina participating in the South Carolina FFA State Tool Identification Career Development Competition. Students in the Tool Identification Career Development […]
Cinderella took the County as seen by all the players spilling over into the “nightlife” (called restaurants) in this area following that grand production, March 7, 2014. Hooped skirts were bulging under one restaurant table and a mouse was sitting at another in one popular eating place. It was truly a success, and the story […]
Historically the boatswain’s call was used to pass commands to the crew when the voice could not be heard over the sounds of the sea. Because of its high pitch, it could be heard over the activities of the crew and bad weather. Pipe aboard: Flag-rank officers or an important guest is boarding a Navy […]
Merriwether Elementary kindergarten students have enjoyed learning all about Dr. Seuss during the first week of March in celebration of the author’s birthday. The children are participating in many hands-on activities, including a tasty treat of green eggs and ham! Our students love Dr. Seuss and reading!
Fox Creek held its annual science fair at the end of January. Students worked individually or in pairs and had to have their topics approved by their science teachers. They began by making a hypothesis and worked through the scientific method, compiling their results on a science fair board. Projects were categorized by subject, including […]
This week, the third-grade classes from Merriwether Elementary School went to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC Aiken. Recently, the students have been studying rocks and minerals in science as well as talking about important black history figures such as Harriet Tubman and her contribution to the Underground Railroad.During this field trip, the staff […]